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He Never Even Had A Name: The Death Of A Homeless Baby (VIDEO)

He Never Even Had A Name: The Death Of A Homeless Baby (VIDEO)

Nelson Mandela said: “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” If that is true, our society has a very dark soul. Portland, Oregon, like so many American cities, is struggling to deal with the problem of homelessness. As the winter goes on, and homeless people […]

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

While many cities and states across the country struggle to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas production, Wyoming’s Republican legislature is working to prevent the expansion of clean energy and doubling down on coal-powered energy production. A new bill in the Wyoming legislature could limit electrical companies from taking full advantage of the state’s many […]

GOP Looks To Gut Endangered Species Act To Rape Our National Forests (VIDEO)

GOP Looks To Gut Endangered Species Act To Rape Our National Forests (VIDEO)

With the incoming Trump presidency and Republicans in control of Congress, the GOP is already discussing plans to slash parts of the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act is one of the nation’s most powerful conservation tools. Overall, it protects more than 1,600 plant and animals species. However, some politicians have been complaining that […]

Idiot Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank’ Abraham Lincoln For His Freedom (VIDEO)

Idiot Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank’ Abraham Lincoln For His Freedom (VIDEO)

Maine Republican Governor Paul LePage said Tuesday that Georgia Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon, should thank Abraham Lincoln and other Republican presidents for freeing the slaves. On WVOM Maine radio’s George Hale and Ric Tyler Show, LePage said: “John Lewis ought to look at history. It was Abraham Lincoln that freed the slaves. […]

Human Rights Watch: Trump Is A Threat To Human Rights (VIDEO)

Human Rights Watch: Trump Is A Threat To Human Rights (VIDEO)

Human Rights Watch named incoming President Donald Trump as a threat to human rights on Thursday. In its 687-page World Report, now in its 27th edition, the renowned human rights organization said: “Trump and various politicians in Europe seek power through appeals to racism, xenophobia, misogyny, and nativism. They all claim that the public accepts […]

One Down: Trump Adviser Out After Being Exposed As A Serial Plagiarist (VIDEOS, TWEETS)

One Down: Trump Adviser Out After Being Exposed As A Serial Plagiarist (VIDEOS, TWEETS)

When Donald Trump takes office later this week, he will do so at the helm of perhaps the most ethically challenged administration in recent American history, if not all of American history. From Trump himself on down, the Trump White House will be full to the brim of officials with stratospheric conflicts of interest and […]

Spencer’s Gifts Normalizes Sexual Assault As Nothing More Than Adult Fun (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Spencer’s Gifts Normalizes Sexual Assault As Nothing More Than Adult Fun (TWEETS/VIDEO)

If women everywhere were shocked to see so many people vote for a sexual predator, the following may cause steam to shoot out of their eyes. Misogynist In Chief It was the virtual slap heard around the world. President-elect Donald Trump was caught on tape bragging about sexual assault just weeks before election day, saying: […]

A*shat Georgia GOP Official Calls John Lewis A ‘Racist Pig’ On Facebook

A*shat Georgia GOP Official Calls John Lewis A ‘Racist Pig’ On Facebook

Tommy Hunter is a  Republican member of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners in Georgia, and over the weekend when he heard that Congressman John Lewis had said he didn’t consider Trump to be a “legitimate” president, he decided to post his thoughts on his Facebook page: Hunter also placed this on his Facebook page: After […]

Standing In The Shadow Of MLK Jr., Loretta Lynch Makes Her Final Speech In Birmingham (VIDEO)

Standing In The Shadow Of MLK Jr., Loretta Lynch Makes Her Final Speech In Birmingham (VIDEO)

Just days before the end of Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s term, she stood at the pulpit of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church in the shadow of one our greatest leaders, Martin Luther King Jr., and addressed the citizens of Alabama. Lynch told the congregation: “We can’t take progress for granted. We have to work. There’s no […]

WTF?! Trump Press Secretary Lectures John Lewis On Civil Rights (VIDEO)

WTF?! Trump Press Secretary Lectures John Lewis On Civil Rights (VIDEO)

When it comes to Donald Trump and his coterie of spokespeople and advisers, it sometimes seems as if they’re all living in an alternate universe where everything is beyond recognition or reason. A perfect example occurred this morning on Fox News, when incoming Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer decided it would be a good idea […]

‘Insurance For Everybody!’ — Trump Stuns GOP, Implies Universal Healthcare

‘Insurance For Everybody!’ — Trump Stuns GOP, Implies Universal Healthcare

Donald Trump is again promising that every American will be “beautifully covered” under his proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but again refused to provide even the slightest amount of specifics to back up his claims. Speaking to Robert Costa of the Washington Post, Trump commented: “The Congress can’t get cold feet because […]

Democrats Hold #OurFirstStand Rallies To Fight Obamacare Repeal (VIDEO)

Democrats Hold #OurFirstStand Rallies To Fight Obamacare Repeal (VIDEO)

This week, the Republican Party is already starting their repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They don’t have any plan to replace it yet. They will just yank 20 million people off of their health insurance with nothing to save them. Many of these people will die if they can’t get their medicine. Today, […]

RWNJ Congressman Rolls Out Most Extreme Attempt To Ban Abortion, Ever (AUDIO)

RWNJ Congressman Rolls Out Most Extreme Attempt To Ban Abortion, Ever (AUDIO)

For the better part of five years, veteran religious right activist Janet Porter has tried to get state legislatures to pass a bill that would all but ban abortions in cases where the fetus’ heartbeat can be detected. This is extremely problematic on several counts. Not only can a heartbeat be detected at points before […]

Wells Fargo Denies Teacher’s Custom Debit Card – Rep Calls BLM Design ‘Offensive’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Wells Fargo Denies Teacher’s Custom Debit Card – Rep Calls BLM Design ‘Offensive’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

With most people using cards instead of cash nowadays, an eye-catching design is a great way to express yourself. Wells Fargo even has a collection of gay pride images to choose from. They’re not on board with the Black Lives Matter movement, though. Freddie Gray After the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, a […]

Woman Freezes To Death When Landlord Boots Her Out For $338 Unpaid Rent (VIDEO)

Woman Freezes To Death When Landlord Boots Her Out For $338 Unpaid Rent (VIDEO)

A 52-year-old woman, Karen Lee Batts, was evicted from a senior assisted living facility for non-payment of $338.00. Batts’ family says she suffers from schizophrenia. The facility that evicted Batts was under the management of  Cascade Management, Inc. and Northwest Housing Alternatives, LLC. The housing complex was designed for people with disabilities and financially limited seniors: “The court records […]

Irony Alert: GOP Governors Now Begging Republican Congress To Not Repeal Obamacare

Irony Alert: GOP Governors Now Begging Republican Congress To Not Repeal Obamacare

If you thought only Democrats and progressives were opposed to repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), then you may be surprised to learn that Republican governors in several states are asking Congress and Donald Trump not to do a full repeal of what has become known as Obamacare. In particular, some GOP governors are […]

Trump’s Labor Pick Broke The Very Laws He’ll Need To Enforce (VIDEO)

Trump’s Labor Pick Broke The Very Laws He’ll Need To Enforce (VIDEO)

Employees of CKE Restaurants suffered serious labor violations and indifference from management while the company was in the hands of CEO Andrew Puzder, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor. Roberto Ramirez, for instance, spent 18 years working at Carl’s Jr., one of the fast food restaurants owned by CKE Restaurants. Ramirez described how […]

Investigation Reveals Chicago’s Police Force Systemically Violated Civil Rights (VIDEO)

Investigation Reveals Chicago’s Police Force Systemically Violated Civil Rights (VIDEO)

A 13-month investigation into Chicago’s police department revealed that the city’s police force has systemically violated the civil rights of residents through use of excessive force. The report, released Friday, shows that these violations have most commonly affected the African-American and Latino residents of Chicago. Breaking News: The Chicago police have systemically violated civil rights, […]

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